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Jan 26, 2013 8:00am EST
. and some of the people doing it are connected to a group that the fbi classifies as domestic terrorists. boca raton, one of the poshest zip codes in florida is abuzz, for what is happening in this waterside mansion. the bank foreclosed a couple of years ago. now, a 23-year-old named andre barbosa has simply moved in. >> nobody's happy. we all spent a lot of money to live on this street. >> reporter: barbosa is using a an obscure legal in the state, called adverse possession. if you live in a home for a certain amount of time, it's yours. adverse possession is happening across america. susan took over homes across america. >> i filed for adverse possession. i'm not just a transient squatter here. >> reporter: this $3.3 million house near raleigh, complete with an elevator, got caught up in this whole mess when shawn pendergrass claimed he owned the house. >> it's not a scam. everything we're doing is lawful. >> reporter: there's always been squatters. but the housing crisis has put the phenomenon on steroids. people connected to adverse possession are sometimes tied to an anti-government
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